Gavin Scott | 2019 January
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Apocalypse Port

This bookstore in Fowey, Cornwall, might be onto something. And bearing in mind the revelations about Trump and the Russians, the title of the first #DuncanForrester, #AgeofTreachery, might be all too apposite. ...

Gavin Scott Presents: Andrew Marvell’s To His Coy Mistress

Welcome to the latest edition of Gavin Scott Presents, a selection of my favourite prose and poetry. This week, “To His Coy Mistress”, by Andrew Marvell, who came from my home town of Kingston upon Hull in Yorkshire. The poem is packed with phrases you’ll instantly recognise because other people have snapped them up to insert in their own works, starting with the first line “had we but world and time enough” and going on to the remark that “the grave’s a fine and private place”. The poem as a whole...